Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/7/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/7/2020 – The Memphis Grizzlies are looking to hold on to the 8th and final playoff spot but they have the unpredictable Oklahoma City Thunder for their next game this Friday, August 7. This match will commence inside the Visa Athletic Center located in Reunion, Florida. It will be NBATV that will be broadcasting the game live on television at exactly 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The same broadcast feed will be featured through online live streaming at NBA League Pass and SofaScore. It is seen by NBA Vegas Odds that the OKC Thunder is coming is as the team with an edge over the young Memphis Grizzlies.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/7/2020
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/7/2020 Betting Odds
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder are coming in from a sound victory over the NBA Western Conference leaders Los Angeles Lakers by a wide 19 points, 105-96. Chris Paul was the one who led the charge shooting 66% and the top scorer at 21 points along with seven rebounds and six boards. Danilo Gallinari followed through with 19 points while Steven Adams chipped in with 18 points together. Both players have seven rebounds under their name. It was a rough night for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander who did 3-of-11 from the field to finish with 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG GP 65 GS 65 MIN 35.2 PTS 19.4 OR 0.7 DR 5.3 REB 6 AST 3.3 STL 1.1 BLK 0.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 1.8 PER 17.97
D. Gallinari PF GP 57 GS 57 MIN 30.5 PTS 19.2 OR 0.6 DR 4.8 REB 5.4 AST 2 STL 0.7 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 1.6 PER 19.5
D. Schroder PG GP 64 GS 1 MIN 30.8 PTS 18.9 OR 0.3 DR 3.4 REB 3.7 AST 4 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.6 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.6 PER 16.82.
Memphis Grizzlies Betting
The Memphis Grizzlies have yet to score a victory inside “The Bubble” as they got defeated by the Utah Jazz in their last match, 115-124. They are now holding on to half-a-game lead over the Portland Trail Blazers and would need to win here to hold on to the spot. Dillon Brooks was the team’s best scoring option and he had 23 points before fouling out of the game. Jonas Valanciunas had the best statistical night with 21 points, 14 rebounds and three assists while Ja Morant and Grayson Allen each had 20 points for the match. The team played without Jaren Jackson Jr. who got injured and is out for the season.
Players to watch: J. Morant PG GP 62 GS 62 MIN 30.5 PTS 17.7 OR 0.7 DR 2.9 REB 3.7 AST 7 STL 0.9 BLK 0.2 TO 3.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 2.2 PER 17.69
J. Jackson Jr. PF GP 57 GS 57 MIN 28.5 PTS 17.4 OR 1 DR 3.6 REB 4.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 4.1 AST/TO 0.8 PER 16.36
D. Brooks SG GP 68 GS 68 MIN 28.7 PTS 15.7 OR 0.9 DR 2.4 REB 3.3 AST 2 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.7 PF 3.8 AST/TO 1.2 PER 10.94.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies 8/7/2020 Betting Numbers
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Memphis are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Dennis Schroder PG Personal is out indefinitely
Justise Winslow PF Hip is out for season
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Memphis Grizzlies Betting Picks
With Jaren Jackson Jr. out for the season, the hopes of the Grizzlies securing the playoff spot looks dim as they are also picked as the underdogs by the Sports Betting. This will be a sight to see if Ja Morant can outwit the ageless Chris Paul in a point guard battle. Steven Adams and Jonas Valanciunas is also a watch as both players battle for the boards.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Thunder for this game is at -160 while the Grizzlies are at +240 if they pull an upset.
ATS: The given spread for this game is 3.5 points with the Thunder owning the -3.5 while the Grizzlies are on the other side with +3.5.
TOTALs: 224 is the given total for both teams to reach. It will be the Grizzlies who will be going over while the Thunder are under.
Score Prediction: 117 – 109 Thunder